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BU941Z/BU941ZP

BU941ZPFI

HIGH VOLTAGE IGNITION COIL DRIVER


NPN POWER DARLINGTON TRANSISTOR

VERY RUGGED BIPOLAR TECHNOLOGY


BUILT IN CLAMPING ZENER
HIGH OPERATING JUNCTION
TEMPERATURE
WIDE RANGE OF PACKAGES
FULLY INSULATED PACKAGE (U.L.
COMPLIANT) FOR EASY MOUNTING

TO-3

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2

APPLICATIONS
HIGH RUGGEDNESS ELECTRONIC
IGNITIONS
DESCRIPTION
The devices are bipolar Darlington transistors
manufactured
using
Multiepitaxial
Planar
technology. They have been properly designed to
be used in Automotive environment as electronic
ignition power actuators.

TO-218

ISOWATT218

INTERNAL SCHEMATIC DIAGRAM

for TO-3
Emitter: pin 2
Base: pin1
Collector: tab

ABSOLUTE MAXIMUM RATINGS


Symbol
V CEO
V EBO
IC
I CM
IB
I BM
P tot
Visol
T stg
Tj

April 2002

Parameter
Collector-Emitter Voltage (I B = 0)
Emitter-Base Voltage (I C = 0)
Collector Current
Collector Peak Current
Base Current
Base Peak Current
Total Dissipation at T c = 25 o C
Insulation Withstand Voltage (RMS) from All
Three Leads to Exernal Heatsink
Storage Temperature
Max. Operating Junction Temperature

BU941Z

Value
BU941ZP

180

350
5
15
30
1
5
155

-65 to 200
200

-65 to 175
175

Unit
BU941ZPFI

65
2500
-65 to 175
175

V
V
A
A
A
A
W
V
o
o

C
C

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THERMAL DATA

R thj-case

Thermal Resistance Junction-case Max

TO-3

TO-218

ISOWATT218

0.97

0.97

2.3

C/W

ELECTRICAL CHARACTERISTICS (Tcase = 25 oC unless otherwise specified)


Symbol

Parameter

Test Conditions

Max.

Unit

100
0.5

A
mA

20

mA

500

I B = 100 mA
IB = 250 mA
IB = 300 mA

1.8
1.8
2

V
V
V

IC = 8 A
I C = 10 A
I C = 12 A

I B = 100 mA
IB = 250 mA
IB = 300 mA

2.2
2.5
2.7

V
V
V

IC = 5 A

V CE = 10 V

2.5

I CEO

Collector Cut-off
Current (I B = 0)

V CE = 300 V
V CE = 300 V

I EBO

Emitter Cut-off Current


(I C = 0)

V EB = 5 V

V CL

Clamping Voltage

I C = 100 mA

V CE(sat)

Collector-Emitter
Saturation Voltage

IC = 8 A
I C = 10 A
I C = 12 A

V BE(sat)

Base-Emitter
Saturation Voltage
DC Current Gain

h FE
VF

ts
tf

Min.

T C = 125 o C

350

300

Diode Forward Voltage I F = 10 A


Functional Test

V CC = 24 V
(see fig. 1)

INDUCTIVE LOAD
Storage Time
Fall Time

V CC = 12 V
L = 7 mH
R BE = 47
V BE = 0
V clamp = 300 V I C = 7 A
I B = 70 mA
(see fig. 3)

L = 7 mH

10

Pulsed: Pulse duration = 300 s, duty cycle 1.5 %

Safe Operating Areas

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Typ.

Derating Curves (TO-3)

15
0.5

s
s

BU941Z/BU941ZP/BU941ZPFI
Derating Curves (TO-218/ISOWATT218)

DC Current Gain

DC Current Gain

Collector-emitter Saturation Voltage

Collector-emitter Saturation Voltage

Base-emitter Saturation Voltage

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Base-emitter Saturation Voltage

Collector-emitter Saturation Voltage

FIGURE 1: Functional Test Circuit

FIGURE 2: Functional Test Waveforms

FIGURE 3: Switching Time Test Circuit

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TO-3 MECHANICAL DATA


mm

DIM.
MIN.

inch

TYP.

MAX.

MIN.

TYP.

MAX.

11.00

13.10

0.433

0.516

0.97

1.15

0.038

0.045

1.50

1.65

0.059

0.065

8.32

8.92

0.327

0.351

19.00

20.00

0.748

0.787

10.70

11.10

0.421

0.437

16.50

17.20

0.649

0.677

25.00

26.00

0.984

1.023

4.00

4.09

0.157

0.161

38.50

39.30

1.515

1.547

30.00

30.30

1.187

1.193

P003F

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TO-218 (SOT-93) MECHANICAL DATA


mm

DIM.
MIN.

inch

TYP.

MAX.

MIN.

TYP.

MAX.

4.7

4.9

0.185

0.193

1.17

1.37

0.046

0.054

2.5

0.098

0.5

0.78

0.019

0.030

1.1

1.3

0.043

0.051

10.8

11.1

0.425

0.437

14.7

15.2

0.578

0.598

L2

16.2

0.637

L3

18

L5

0.708

3.95

4.15

L6

0.155

31

0.163
1.220

12.2

0.480

4.1

0.157

0.161

L6

L5

L3
L2

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1 2 3

P025A

BU941Z/BU941ZP/BU941ZPFI

ISOWATT218 MECHANICAL DATA


DIM.
A
C
D
D1
E
F
F2
F3
G
H
L
L1
L2
L3
L4
L5
L6
N
R
DIA

MIN.
5.35
3.30
2.90
1.88
0.75
1.05
1.50
1.90
10.80
15.80

mm
TYP.

MAX.
5.65
3.80
3.10
2.08
0.95
1.25
1.70
2.10
11.20
16.20

MIN.
0.211
0.130
0.114
0.074
0.030
0.041
0.059
0.075
0.425
0.622

21.20
19.90
23.60
42.50
5.25
20.75
2.3

0.819
0.752
0.898
1.594
0.191
0.797
0.083

3.7

0.138

9
20.80
19.10
22.80
40.50
4.85
20.25
2.1

MAX.
0.222
0.150
0.122
0.082
0.037
0.049
0.067
0.083
0.441
0.638

0.354

4.6
3.5

inch
TYP.

0.835
0.783
0.929
1.673
0.207
0.817
0.091
0.181

- Weight : 4.9 g (typ.)


- Maximum Torque (applied to mounting flange) Recommended: 0.8 Nm; Maximum: 1 Nm
- The side of the dissipator must be flat within 80 m

0.146

P025C/A
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